Member Spotlight: The Key to Career Success

NACM's Professional Certification Program gives credit professionals a space to create connections while mastering the tools needed for success in the B2B credit world. With six levels of certification, credit professionals can earn credentials along with several benefits such as new career opportunities, leadership recognition and mastery in the p...
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ChatGPT: The Credit Manager’s Assistant

🎤 On today's episode of Extra Credit: A recent eNews poll revealed that one quarter of credit professionals use ChatGPT in some capacity for their work. Hear about the advantages and disadvantages of using ChatGPT in the credit department.⭐ Hear from Justin Cowart; Elliot Jenneman, Alejandro Ojeda-Nonzioli; and Marty Smith!
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Member Spotlight: Valuable Tools for the Future

Commitment is key in accomplishing your career goals. Your drive and determination are important in order to stay focused on what you want to accomplish. Through NACM's Professional Certification Program, credit professionals have an opportunity to grow and learn more about the profession with educational courses offered. "Making the commitment to ...
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Member Spotlight Blog: Learn to Protect Company Assets

NACM's Professional Certification Program gives credit professionals an opportunity to use their knowledge and skills to their advantage. Whether advancing your career, expanding your knowledge on basic information or even learning completely new skills, earning designations help credit professionals with career growth. Earning designations are not...
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Member Spotlight: First Impressions Matter for First Timers

 At NACM's 127th Credit Congress, several attendees had the opportunity to network and experience a wide variety of educational sessions that applied to industries across the board—including construction, global trade and services.Most attendees at Credit Congress are regulars who come every year. However, this year, roughly 142 first-time att...
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Onboarding Is a Strategy, Not a Formality

👩‍💻 Onboarding new employees isn't just about completing paperwork and handing out company policies; it's about setting the stage for success and nurturing a sense of belonging.🎙️ Hear from Chris Myers, Chris Kyriakopoulos and Leslie Harrison on today's episode of Extra Credit!
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Member Spotlight: Don’t Be Afraid of a Challenge

One of the most valuable characteristics a professional can possess is curiosity—both to learn new skills and about the world around them. In the ever-changing B2B credit industry, you must adapt and stay ahead of the newest trends. NACM's Professional Certification Program gives credit professionals opportunities to go beyond the basic levels of c...
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Member Spotlight: Determination, Drive and Designations

What better way to advance your professional skills and education in credit than to earn a designation? Designations are not just three letters at the end of your name. They show the dedication, time and commitment you put in to enhance your career. NACM's Professional Certification Program not only gives credit professionals the opportunity to lea...
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Member Spotlight: Connections and Credentials

After NACM's 127th Credit Congress, many attendees reflected on their experience and the ample amount of opportunity to meet new faces and stay up to date with B2B credit industry trends.With several educational sessions covering a variety of topics, How Does Culture Impact Your Global Collections and Building and Construction Executive Exchange we...
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Member Spotlight: New Faces in Networking

NACM's annual Credit Congress brings hundreds of credit professionals together where they can learn new skills, refresh existing skills and stay informed on the most recent changes within the credit industry. Attendees also get the opportunity to network, hear from trade credit experts and learn information across a wide variety of topics.This past...
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Customers Are Struggling to Pay, July CMI Shows

 📉 NACM's Credit Managers' Index fell 2.6 points in July to 52.4, nearly erasing the jump seen in June. NACM Economist Amy Crews Cutts says the decline can be linked to major drops in three factors—sales, dollar collections and dollar amount beyond terms.Hear more on today's episode of Extra Credit!
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Member Spotlight: Designations Spark Passion

​After dedicating several years in the same career or industry, it can be easy to fall into complacency with the information you have learned over time. NACM's Professional Certification Program provides credit professionals with the tools they need to expand their knowledge and skillsets and caters to those who have a passion for learning somethin...
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Credit Professionals Are Open to More Automation, Study Shows

 💰 Credit professionals have big plans to keep their businesses profitable and successful as the role of credit and accounts receivable (AR) departments continues to grow exponentially each day.🤖 One way credit professionals can stay on the cutting edge of this industry is with automated tools.🎙 Learn more on today's episode of Extra Credit fe...
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Member Spotlight: Countdown to Next Year’s Credit Congress

What better way to network and learn with colleagues than to attend NACM's annual Credit Congress and Expo? Last month, we held the 127th Credit Congress & Expo in Grapevine, TX with several new faces.As a first timer at Credit Congress, you may not know what to expect. "My first-time experience was both enriching and fulfilling," said Erika Ba...
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The Corporate Bankruptcy Wave Is Just Beginning

 🎤 Check out today's episode of the Extra Credit podcast! It's all the latest commercial bankruptcy trends.👂 Hear from Jeff Gregory, CCE; Mike Papandrea; and Jason Torf!
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Member Spotlight: My First Credit Congress

NACM's 127th Credit Congress provided an opportunity for credit professionals to experience educational sessions, networking and fun! Several attendees were present as first-timers this year in Grapevine, TX."Credit congress really exceeded my expectations," said Araceli Magana, CBA, credit analyst at Joseph T Ryerson & Son, Inc. (Vernon, CA). ...
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Is a Soft Landing in Sight?

​✈ Is a soft landing in sight? NACM Economist Amy Crews Cutts thinks yes!🎙 Find out why on today's episode of the Extra Credit podcast! 
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Member Spotlight: Credentials Build Confidence

​Credentials earned through NACM's Professional Certification Program are known for building confidence and creating opportunities that credit professionals require to succeed in the industry.Hiring managers want to know they are hiring the top candidates within the credit profession—and designations can help one candidate stand apart from ano...
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Member Spotlight: Designations, Drive and Determination

NACM's Professional Certification Program provides an opportunity for credit professionals to show they are serious about their career. NACM members armed with our prestigious designations enjoy an average income boost of $10,000 annually, outshining their counterparts without designations."Completing my CBA was a profound moment in both my profess...
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US Economy Under Significant Pressure, CMI Shows

📉 NACM's Credit Managers' Index (CMI) slipped 1.6 points in May to 52.2—nearly erasing three months of improvement. This indicates the economy could collapse under the mounting pressure of lingering debt ceiling issues, interest rate hikes and continued stress in the banking sector, said NACM Economist Amy Crews Cutts.🎙 Hear more on today's episode...
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